The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / South West
Rank 224 234 249
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.091% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -51.42%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1785 2179 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.94% 39.74% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1712 1617
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,465 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South West region.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) RACF
2 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 2 (33.33%) CLIST
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) CLIST
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) RACF
2 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM